Yukon Territory

South Klondike Highway - Skagway AK to Whitehorse YT

In 1993 we arrived in Skagway on the ferry, via the Alaska Marine Highway.
In September 2011 and July 2012 we made daytrips to Skagway.

These images are displayed from Skagway AK to Whitehorse YT.

Alaska Marine Highway to Skagway
On the ferry between Haines AK and Skagway AK - September 1993

Arriving at Skagway on the ferry
Arriving in Skagway (scanned from a photo)  - September 1993

Downtown Skagway, Alaska
Approaching downtown Skagway from the marine terminal - September 2011

The drive to Dyea is interesting; be prepared for narrow gravel road along the water's edge. A visit to the start of the Chilkoot Trail will give with this view of Skagway...

Drive to Dyea and start of Chilkoot Trail
Returning to Skagway from Dyea - September 2011

Skagway, Alaska
View of Skagway from nearby hillside - September 2011

Descent into Skagway on the South Klondike Highway
Descending southbound to Skagway, with runaway lanes for out-of-control vehicles - September 2011

U.S. border crossing near Skagway AK
Approaching US Customs heading towards Skagway - September 2011

South Klondike Highway, from Skagway AK to Whitehorse YT
View east from the Klondike Highway to the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad - September 2011

Welcome to Alaska, South Klondike Highway
Southbound into Alaska on the South Klondike Highway - July 2012

Above the tree line northbound - South Klondike Hwy, Skagway
Above the tree line, northbound on the South Klondike Hwy - September 2011

South Klondike Highway from Skagway to Whitehorse
Gorgeous views! - July 2012

South Klondike Highway
View from Klondike Highway, looking north - September 1993 (scanned photo)

South Klondike Highway and Tutshi Lake, British Columbia
Tutshi Lake, seen southbound on the South Klondike Highway - September 2011

South Klondike Highway, Yukon
Looking northward at Tagish Lake from the South Klondike Highway - July 2012

Welcome to Yukon sign, South Klondike Hwy
Welcome to Yukon with Tagish Lake northbound on the South Klondike Highway - July 2012

Tagish Lake & Bove Island, South Klondike Highway
Bove Island on Tagish Lake - July 2012

Tagish Lake near Carcross, Yukon, Canada
Bove Island on Tagish Lake - September 2011

Rvier Crossing Bennett Lake near Carcross, Yukon
Looking towards Bennett Lake crossing the river at Carcross - September 2011

South Klondike Highway
Historical train station in Carcross

Carcross is a small place in a great location. We explored the town in less than
30 minutes. The surrounding mountains and lakes are beautiful!

Emerald Lake near Carcross, Yukon
Emerald Lake, north of Carcross - September 2011